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Money and costs

Rupees (₨)
Exchange Rates
Rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated October 24, 2016 3:01PM UTC
Daily Costs
Budget (up to)
  • Double room in a guesthouse: €60–90
  • Takeaway meal or self-catering lunch: €5
  • Dinner in midrange restaurant: €20
  • Bus ticket on Mahé or Praslin: €0.50
  • Double room in a midrange hotel: €150–250
  • Lunch in a midrange restaurant: €25
  • Car hire per day: from €40
  • Occasional excursions: €55–100
Top end (more than)
  • Luxury hotel room: €350–sky's the limit
  • Dinner in top-end restaurant: from €50
  • Helicopter transfer: from €400

ATMs on Mahé, Praslin and La Digue. Credit cards widely accepted.


Tipping is not generally practised in the Seychelles and is never an obligation. Top-end hotels and restaurants sometimes add a service charge of about 10% to 15% to the bill.